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Brendon Edward Colliflower Funeral
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<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Brendon Colliflower passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2012. The following arrangements have been made:</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Friday, May 11, 2012</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Visitation � 2:00 PM � 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM � Osborne  Funeral Home (425 South Conocoheague Street, Williamsport, MD 21795)</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Saturday, May 12, 2012</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Funeral Service � 11:00 AM - First Christian Church (1345 Potomac Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742)</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face=Arial>Interment � after Funeral Service � Greenlawn Memorial Park (127 Britner Avenue, Williamsport, MD 21795)'</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Reception � following Interment - Valley Grace Brethern Church (17310 Gay Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740)</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><FONT size=1>If you have any questions, please contact the Church Office at 301.733.0144.</FONT></P></FONT></SPAN>
Posted May 7, 2012
Created To Be Me Camp Silent Auction
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"> Saturday, May 12th<BR> <BR>Fellowship Hall<BR> <BR>Doors Open at 11:30 AM</FONT></P>
Posted May 1, 2012
Xtreme Faith Bold Action Conference
<P><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">A Gathering of Disciples Men</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Friday, July 13th through Sunday, July 15th</FONT></P>
Posted April 12, 2012
Hartle's Sub Sale
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">FCC’s Chancel Choir and Brass Ensemble will host sandwich sales (well, Hartle’s subs, that is!) in the Lower Tower Room on Sunday, April 15th & Sunday, April 22nd.  </FONT></P>
Posted April 11, 2012
Sheetz Coupon Books Fundraiser
<P><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"> Are you hungry?</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Need a quick meal on the go? </FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Buy a Sheetz Coupon Book!</FONT></P>
Posted April 11, 2012
May Friendship Day
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Church Women United<BR>May Friendship Day, Friday, May 4th</FONT></P>
Posted April 11, 2012
Bob Neisser Funeral
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Bob Neisser passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2012. The following arrangements have been made:</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><STRONG>Wednesday, March 28, 2012</STRONG></FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Visitation � 700 PM � 9:00 PM � Rest Haven (1601 Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742)</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><STRONG>Thursday, March 29, 2012</STRONG></FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Memorial Service � 10:00 AM - First Christian Church (1345 Potomac Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742)</FONT></P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Reception � 12:00 PM - First Christian Church (1345 Potomac Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742)</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><FONT size=1>If you have any questions, please contact the Church Office at 301.733.0144.</FONT></P></FONT></FONT>
Posted March 26, 2012
Lenten Event Schedule
<P><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Please join us during Lent. All are welcome.</FONT></P>
Posted March 7, 2012
Jekyll and Hyde
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Posted March 5, 2012
Lenten Meal and Programs
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Lenten Meal and Program</FONT></P><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Thursday, March 22nd<BR>5:45 PM - 6:25 PM - Meal <BR>6:30 PM - 7:15 PM - Worship and Wonder: <BR>Why Telling The Story is Important<BR>Facilitated by Rev. Steven</FONT></P></FONT>
Posted February 29, 2012
Leon Cross Concert
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Join us on </FONT></P>
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Sunday, March 4th </FONT></P>
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">at 5:00 PM</FONT></P>
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">For a special concert featuring musicians </FONT></P>
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">from our area and performing </FONT></P>
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">“Called To Peace” </FONT></P>
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">the commissioned music dedicated to Leon Cross </FONT></P>
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">by Dr. Wayne Wold</FONT></P>
Posted February 23, 2012
Madeline (Guthrie) Fuller Visitation and Funeral Arrangements
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Madeline (Guthrie) Fuller passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2012 </FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Arrangements are as follows:</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><STRONG>Wednesday, February 22, 2012</STRONG></FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Visitation � 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM � Minnich Funeral Home (415 East Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown, MD 21740)</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><STRONG>Thursday, February 23, 2012</STRONG></FONT></P>
<P><FONT face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><FONT size=1><FONT face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Memorial Service � 11:00</FONT> AM - Minnich Funeral Home (415 East Wilson Boulevard, Hagerstown, MD 21740)</FONT></FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Interment will follow at Cedar Lawn Cemetery.</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=1 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">A luncheon will be held at First Christian Church (1345 Potomac Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742) following the burial.</FONT></P>
Posted February 21, 2012
The Labyrinth Schedule
<P align=center>The Labyrinth Schedule Guided Times</P>
<P align=center>Wednesday, February 22nd - 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM</P>
<P align=center>Thursday, February 23rd - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM</P>
<P align=center>Friday, February 24th - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM</P>
<P align=center>If you wish to walk the Labyrinth without a Guide, <BR>please come to the Church during Office Hours, <BR>Dianna will be able to assist you.</P>
Posted February 15, 2012
Choir / Brass / Bells Cancelled Tonight, February 8th
<P>No bells, brass, or choir tonight.</P>
<P>Call is 8:20 AM on Sunday for playing Gospel Ring</P>
<P>Choir at 8:45 AM for Cleanse Anew!</P>
<P>See you on Sunday.</P>
<P>Matt Albright, Director of Music</P>
Posted February 8, 2012
Week of Compassion
<P align=center><FONT face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">WEEK OF COMPASSION - February 19 - 26, 2012</FONT></P>
<P align=center><FONT face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">“SHARING BRINGS JOY � to Us, to Others, to God”</FONT><BR></P>
Posted February 3, 2012
Ash Wednesday Services
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<P style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-pagination: none" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Tahoma; FONT-WEIGHT: bold; mso-default-font-family: Tahoma; mso-ascii-font-family: Tahoma; mso-latin-font-family: Tahoma; mso-greek-font-family: Tahoma; mso-cyrillic-font-family: Tahoma; mso-armenian-font-family: Tahoma; mso-hebrew-font-family: Tahoma; mso-arabic-font-family: Tahoma; mso-thai-font-family: Tahoma; mso-currency-font-family: Tahoma; mso-latinext-font-family: Tahoma; language: en-US; mso-ansi-language: en-US" lang=en-US>12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>
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Posted February 3, 2012
All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">ANNUAL STUDENT MINISTRY’S CANDLELIT SPAGHETTI DINNER</FONT></P>
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Saturday, February 18th / 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM</FONT></P>
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Fellowship Hall</FONT></P>
<P align=center><FONT face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><FONT size=2 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Join us for an evening of food, fellowship, and fun!</FONT> </FONT></P>
<P align=center><FONT face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><BR></FONT> <BR></P>
Posted January 30, 2012
Year End Statements
<P><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">You may have received your "Year End Statements" in the mail this past week. We discovered an error regarding these statements as they did not include all of your donations to restricted or designated funds. We are currently in the process of mailing our corrected summary statements for you to use for tax purposes. Please contact Dianna in the Church Office if you have any questions, 301.733.0144.</FONT></P>
<P><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Sorry for this inconvenience.</FONT></P>
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Posted January 20, 2012
Nomination Time
<P style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal align=left><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><U><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'; FONT-SIZE: 14pt; mso-bidi-font-size: 10.0pt"><FONT face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><FONT size=2>The Nomination Form and Practices of FCC are located on the front page of our website. If you have any problems, please contact Dianna in the Church Office.</FONT></FONT></SPAN></U></B></P>
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<P style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal align=left><FONT face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><FONT size=2><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><U><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'; FONT-SIZE: 12pt">Terms Beginning in July, 2012</SPAN></U></B><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'; FONT-SIZE: 12pt"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></FONT></P>
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<P style="TEXT-ALIGN: justify; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal align=left><FONT face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><FONT size=2><I style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'">“The General Board shall be responsible for conducting the business affairs of the congregation and providing for the planning, coordination, researching, evaluation and implementation of the work and</SPAN></I><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial','sans-serif'"> <I style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">activities of the congregation.”</I><SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </SPAN>(Bylaws, Sec. II D.2) <o:p></o:p></SPAN></FONT></FONT></P>
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Posted January 19, 2012
SIM's Luncheon
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Are you 50 or over?<BR>Come join us for food, fun and fellowship<BR>Friday, February 3rd at 11:00 AM in Fellowship Hall</FONT></P>
<P align=center><FONT size=2 face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">We’re Celebrating  President’s Day in style!</FONT></P>
Posted January 17, 2012

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